Odessa Boy Honored After Performing Heimlich on a Choking Classmate

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One young Odessan received a huge honor on Thursday.

Back in March, 6th grader Seth Wood, performed the Heimlich Maneuver on a choking classmate at Burnet Elementary.

On Thursday, he was honored for his heroic performance and ability to think on his feet.

During the ceremony, Wood received the Odessa Fire Department's Community Hero Certificate and the Mayor's Hometown Hero Certificate.